February 16, 2008

100 Reasons

David Speakman - 100 Reasons to Support Hillary Clinton

Here are a few:

Reason #14 to Support Hillary:
In 1962 she met MLK Jr. preaching a sermon in Chicago and learned from him the importance of equal rights for all.

Reason #15 for Supporting Hillary:
In 1965 she brought black classmates to her until-then all-white church.

Reason #16 to Support Hillary:
Since 1995 has criticized China’s human rights abuses.

Reason #17 to Support Hillary:
IN 1988 Instituted gender diversity Report Card within the American Bar Association, which sets standards for lawyers in the U.S.

Reason #18 to Support Hillary:
In 1972 worked as a lawyer suing white-only schools, working with Marian Wright Edelman on enforcing school desegregation in the South.

Reason #29 to Support Hillary:
Although she was in college during the height of the drug culture in the late 1960s, she was devoted to work on civil rights instead of partying and taking drugs.

Reason #30 to Support Hillary:
She is fighting for Universal pre-kindergarten.

Reason #31 to Support Hillary:
Wants to establish an education “Bill of Rights” - Establish right to education from pre-school thru college.

Reason #32 to Support Hillary:
Since 1998 has fought publicly to keep art and music programs in public schools. “Arts education is needed in our schools.”

Reason #33 to Support Hillary:
‘Government should pay off all student loans for teachers who go to urban schools.” March, 2000

Reason #34 to Support Hillary:
Wants a complete re-write, a Total change in No Child Left Behind. (August, 2007)

Reason #41 to Support Hillary:
Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)

Reason #55 to Support Hillary:
Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition

Reason #62 to Support Hillary:
Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record.

Reason # 68 to Support Hillary:
Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act’s wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)

Reason #70 to Support Hillary:
Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)

Reason #75 to Support Hillary:
Would accept minimum wage as president. (Jul 2007)

Reason #81 to Support Hillary:
Reaches out to conservatives but voting record is progressive.

Reason #85 to Support Hillary:
Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation.

Reason #86 to Support Hillary:
Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Reason #87 to Support Hillary:
Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice.

Reason #88 to Support Hillary:
Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record.
And for my friend, Leigh:
Reason #99 to Support Hillary:
Calls to Increase spending for libraries.

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